Ege Tuna Ege Tuna

Describing people and objects using certain adjectives.
A1 level


In this lesson, students will learn about basic adjectives to describe people and objects through games and acting out. Students will enhance their vocabulary as well as using certain aspects of the functional language such as "What is he/she/it like? He/she/it is dirty/clean/old/young...etc."


No materials added to this plan yet.

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of basic adjectives in the context of describing objects and people.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of language used for questions and answers about people and things in the context of basic everyday adjectives


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T introduces herself. If time allows, T asks ss to put their books under their table. T explains the maracas rule (when you hear the sound, please stop what you are doing and look at me) T attaches the lesson plan on the board and gives a brief explanation (clarifying that the 4th and 5th step will be done if we still have time) T explains: "Now we will watch a video. What do you see in the video?" T gives ICQs (are we watching? yes, Are we talking? no) T plays the time lapse video T gets feedback (what is happening in the video?) T doesn't correct ss at this point.

Exposure -What is he/she/it like? (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks

T shows the presentation T elicits the adjectives and their antonyms T uses body language to clarify the meaning T drills T shows the word T praises

Controlled Practice 1 (10-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to clarify and test the vocab learnt

T divides the classroom into two groups T shows the pictures and cut-outs T shows the ss how to match the words with pictures T shows the pictures T gives the words T starts the race T distributes the handouts as the answer key T corrects mistakes through peer correction

Controlled Practice 2 (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive task

T reminds the moves T gives instructions and clarifies with ICQs T asks ss to get up T reads the story Ss act out the adjectives T praises

Back up activity • To further practice the language

T shows the cards T asks the question "What is he/she/it like?" Ss describe T corrects errors through feedback and praises.

Web site designed by: Nikue